Oct 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT
watched. steve hayes for stand stand. mara liasson, national political correspondent of national public radio and syndicated columnist, charles krauthammer. okay, steve, the libya situation, today's hearing and what you just watched in context. >> i think the timeline that you just played is absolutely jaw-dropping. there are so many times that the administration makes claims that are inconsistent with one another and inconsistent with what virtua virtually everybody understood the ground truth behind the attack. we saw examples throughout the hearing today. one interrogation by congressman james langford of oklahoma. he was talking to a senior state department official, lamb, who is in charge of security there. he asked her in detail about where she was that evening, night of the attack, september 11. who she was talking to, what she was doing. she answered him in some detail. i was here in the united states new york contact with people on ground. as all of the attacks were unfolding. i talked to them all night. i talked to them in next day. getting details what about precisely had hap
Oct 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT
in the panel. joining me here in danville. steve hayes, senior writer for the "weekly standard." and juan williams, columnist with the hill. and from washington, this is a privilege because his nats are playing, syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. charles, we know it's 1-1. we start with you. your thoughts? >> well, look, normally, historically there has never been a vice presidential debate that affected a presidential election. i think the reason it might be different this time is that democrats biden is going to try to relitigate the catastrophic presidential debate. whether was unusual about -- what was unusual about the first presidential debate, it was so decisive. 7-1 advantage in public opinion for romney. and second, it was decisive without a zinger, without a gaffe. device i on point. it was romney piling up arguments, facts, about what he would do, what obama had done. won him the debate. so that gives a opportunity to the democrats in this debate to try to undo that with what we heard from stephanie cutter that either the republicans are lying about what they want to do.